COVID-19 Test Centre

COVID-19 Test Centre

Please note that swab testing is not available on the following dates:

Monday, August 2, 2021
Saturday, September 4, 2021
Monday, September 6, 2021

Starting on Friday, July 2, 2021, the operating hours of select test centre locations will change.
Please confirm the new arrangements before booking an appointment.

To enhance community access to COVID-19 testing, Carefirst will be offering COVID-19 testing at various locations across the city.

Information you need to know for the COVID-19 test:
  • Must wear a mask
  • Please bring your Health card (OHIP) and family doctor’s info (Name, address, phone number)
  • If you do not have a health card (OHIP), please bring 1 piece of identity
  • We encourage you to pre-book your testing appointment at carefirstontario.ca
  • Walk-in is also available but you may have to wait
  • Individuals requesting a COVID-19 test for international travel clearance are not eligible for a publicly funded COVID-19 test in Ontario
  • Please call 416-646-5108 for more information
  • If you have taken a COVID-19 test, with your Ontario Health Card, you can CLICK HERE to access and view your test results from the Ministry of Health online through a user-friendly tool. This is maintained by Ontario Health on behalf of the Ministry
  • Carefirst will not provide any certificate of swab testing result for travel purpose
  • Results will take 2 – 3 days

Location 1:
Location: Carefirst One-Stop Multi-Services Centre, 300 Silver Star Blvd., Scarborough, M1V 0G2
Date: Every Monday & Friday
Time: 9:30 am to 2:30 pm
1. When arriving at the Test Centre:
By Car
  • Park your car at the designated parking spot
  • Stay in your car and call 437-772-3415 to notify your arrival
By other means such as public transit or walking
  • Upon your arrival at the east entrance of the building, call 437-772-3415 to notify your arrival
2. Follow the signage ‘COVID-19 swab testing center’ for the direction to the room location
3. Press the doorbell and wait outside for someone open the door

Location 2:
Location: YMCA, 101 YMCA Blvd. Markham, L6G 0A1
Date: Every Saturday
Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
1. When arriving at the Test Centre:
By Car
  • Park your car at the designated parking spot
  • Stay in your car and call 437-772-3415 to notify your arrival
By other means such as public transit or walking
  • Upon your arrival, call 437-772-3415 to notify your arrival
2. Follow the signage ‘COVID-19 swab testing center’ for the direction to the room location

Location 3:
Location: Markham Chinese Presbyterian Church, 2250 Denison Street, Markham, L3S 1E9
Date: Every Tuesday & Wednesday
Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
1. When arriving at the Test Centre:
By Car
  • Park your car at the designated parking spot
  • Stay in your car and call 437-772-3415 to notify your arrival
By other means such as public transit or walking
  • Upon your arrival, call 437-772-3415 to notify your arrival
2. Follow the signage ‘COVID-19 swab testing center’ for the direction to the room location

Location 4:
Location: Islamic Society of Markham, 2900 Denison Street, Markham, L3S 4J8
Note: Testing at this location is a drive-through modality in the parking lot (BY APPOINTMENT ONLY)
Date: Every Thursday (if weather permits)
Time: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm
Thank you for your cooperation!

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